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All retractable awnings, retractable patio cover systems and other sun, wind, rain, bug and snow protection systems are not created equal
That's our motto for a reason.
Retractable awnings and retractable patio cover systems are deceptively simple. The smooth lines, the hidden motors, durable fabrics and sensors – it all looks easy, but the quality is in the details.
Part of the detail is the quality of components, and we have taken every effort to find the best TÜV Product Approved, CE certified, Beaufort scale wind load rated retractible awning and retractable patio cover suppliers from around the world, from Germany to Italy, France, Spain and Austria. Asian products, especially those from China, are not offered due to poor quality, lack of engineering certifications and quality control issues.
Part of quality, though, is in the company you buy from. RetractableAwnings.com is a family-owned business and has been family owned and operated for 29 years - first as a "brick and mortar" business and now as both a "brick and mortar" business and an online business. We're the buyers, the assemblers, the distributor, the customer service reps. We're proud of our stellar Better Business Bureau A+ rating and low rate of returns (none since we begun selling online in 1998) because it means we take the time to serve our customers well.
RetractableAwnings.com is committed to four goals:
- Excellent support
- Superior quality offering many unique and exclusive products and options
- Affordable competitive pricing
- Using state of the art technology (e.g. our proprietary awning selector, fabric selector and 3D rendering technology)
From our factory in Miami, Florida, we've supplied high-quality, custom-assembled retractible awnings to every state in the US, and internationally from Canada to Bermuda to the Caribbean, Central America, the US Coast Guard outpost in Japan, homeowners in Malta, Architects in Thailand and general contractors in Australia and many other countries. Our customers range from home owners to Architects, Exterior Designers, Interior designers, Interior Decorators, General Contractors, Landscape Architects, Restaurants, Bistros, Nightclubs, Pubs, Business park owners, Commercial building developers, Cubhouses, Landscapers, Cruise lines, Casino operators, Institutions, Governments and much more.
Retractable awnings and other sun, wind, rain, snow and bug protection systems (like canopies, patio covers, window awnings, vertical drop awnings, telescopic awnings) have been our business for almost three decades. We know the details that help our customers find the perfect awning, patio cover, canopy, window awning or vertical drop awning.
We're all under the same sun, rain, wind, rain and snow. Retractableawnings.com products offer the best way to dramatically reduce UV damage, limit glare, enhance natural lighting, control heat and protect from heavy rain, hail and snow. These details – from the science of light control to style trends for awnings – are just some of the things that we find fascinating about our industry. Retractable awnings and retractable patio cover systems and other types of sun, wind, rain, bug and snow protection systems really aren't created equal – check out our educational university pages to get a taste of the difference at RetractableAwnings.com.
Getting up close with the community is an important part of the Retractableawnings.com culture. Retractableawnings.com supports our coworkers’ desire to give back to the South Florida community by offering one paid Community Service Day off per year. Employee participation is entirely voluntary. The following are some of the organizations or individuals benefiting from coworker volunteer efforts and from the Retractableawnings.com scholarship program.
At Retractableawnings.com we believe that scholarships can give an aspiring Architect, Landscape Architect or Interior Design student the opportunity to focus on his or her education instead of worrying about the cost of tuition and books. Our scholarship is about your artistic and creative ability in the design or use of a retractable product for protection from sun and/or wind and/or rain and/or snow. Retractableawnings.com is offering a $1000 scholarship to enable one student chosen from all entries to pursue his or her education demonstrating a passion for design and a creative use of a product for protection from sun and/or wind and/or rain and/or snow.
Habitat for Humanity
A nonprofit housing organization. Habitat seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Retractableawnings.com coworkers volunteer to help support this goal of eliminating poverty.
American Cancer Society
A nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Beginning in 1946 with $1 million, the Society’s research program has invested more than $3 billion in cancer research.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
An organization that is dedicated to bringing friendship, guidance and emotional support to youth through positive adult role models. Several Retractableawnings.com coworkers volunteer their time by mentoring children.
A nonprofit organization that educates and inspires young people to value free enterprise, business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Retractableawnings.com coworkers volunteer by mentoring students.